Okay, let's cut through the bull. What are your predictions for this year's Grand Tours? I'll start:
Okay, with the new year upon us, let's hear some early predictions on this year's Grand Tours. I know that we don't know all the variables yet, but that's what will make this thread fun to review after each GT. I'll go first:
Giro=Ivan Basso (how will Johan race the Giro?)
Le Tour=Jan Ullrich (yup, the BIG German is coming back!)
Vuelta=Alexander Vinokourov (2-fer -even though my head says Valverde)
If Operation Puerto explodes onto the scene in 2007, I reserve the right to change all 3 of these pix, though.